Rugby League United to defy Coronavirus by building mental fitness

Rugby League is coming together like never before to preserve and enhance the mental and physical fitness of players, coaches, fans, match officials and administrators during the Coronavirus pandemic. The sport is proud to announce the launch of Rugby League United, a campaign led by the independent charity, Rugby League Cares in association with the RFL, Super League (Europe) and […]

Former dual code Wales international suspected of contracting COVID-19 virus

Former dual code Wales rugby international Lenny Woodard has been self-isolating after shown all the signs of contracting a strong dose of COVID-19. Pontypool-born Woodard, who turns 44 on Thursday 2nd April, played rugby league for UWIC, Wales Students, Great Britain Students, Swinton Lions, Hull FC reserves, Bridgend Blue Bulls, Celtic Crusaders, West Wales, and […]

WRL statement on COVID-19

For the safety of all of our players, officials, volunteers, parents and supporters, the Wales Rugby League board have suspended all WRL-related community and elite activity until the end of March. This includes, but is not restricted to matches, training sessions, training camps and meetings. We will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates […]

New team managers for the Wales U19 and U16 international sides

Wales Rugby League have appointed Pontypridd-born Wayne Mansell as the new team manager for Wales u19s whilst Llanharan-born Tom Buckle takes a similar position at Wales U16s. Both are voluntary positions and they will work alongside respective existing head coaches Anthony Walker and Lee Crooks. Mansell, 34, is a qualified rugby union coach, who has […]

Mark Jones reappointed as WRL National Development Manager

Llantwit Major based Mark Jones has been reappointed as the Wales Rugby League National Development Manager after four and half years away from the role. The 49-year old first joined WRL in 2009 and spent six years in the National Development Manager role where we headed up school, junior and community development, was the team […]

Five Welsh boys teams in the Champion Schools quarter finals

Wales Rugby League proudly have five schools in the quarter-finals of national Champion Schools boys’ tournaments for 2020. Three of them belong to Cardiff-based Welsh language comprehensive, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf. In the year 9 competition, they will host the winners of Brooksbank from West Yorkshire and Wade Deacon from Widnes, after beating Richmond’s Grey […]

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